Category: Orthotropics

Children’s Orthotropic Care With Biobloc

In our last blog, we explained how orthodontic treatment could help adults breathe easier and enjoy improved facial esthetics. However, we also have the same treatment options to help children, guiding the growth of their jaw and facial structures to improve oral health. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist will look at children’s orthotropic… Read more »

Adult Orthotropic Care With Homeoblock™

As we grow, sometimes issues with the development of our jaw and oral structures could impact how well we breathe at night, our facial structure, and lead to the onset of issues like sleep apnea, TMD, or even bruxism. In childhood, we correct these issues and guide the growth of the jaw with orthotropics. But… Read more »

Does My Child Need An Orthotropic Appliance?

When your child seems unable to enjoy a good night’s rest without interruption, this could impact their behavior and even cause them to fall behind in school. For many, these issues, often is misdiagnosed as ADD or ADHD, could be the result of complications with the growth and development of the smile. In today’s blog,… Read more »

Why Adults May Also Need Orthotropic Care

As we grow, major changes occur in the development of our jaws and oral structures. For some, these tissues could grow in such a way that causes negative impacts on facial structure and could even hinder breathing at night. In order to correct these issues in adulthood, your Livonia, MI, dentist may recommend orthotropic treatment… Read more »

What If Adults Need Orthotropic Care?

  Orthotropic care is often prescribed by your Livonia dentist to help children under the age of ten correct the growth of the jaw and oral structures, preventing serious complications in adulthood ranging from sleep apnea to TMJ disorder. However, what if adults report issues with TMD, nighttime breathing, and sleep disorders due to issues… Read more »

Better Smiles With Adult Orthotropics

  Issues with the growth and development of our facial structure and oral tissues could lead to trouble breathing, poor sleep, and complications with our overall facial appearance. In order to correct these concerns and provide greater facial support, your Livonia, MI, dentist may suggest adult orthotropics, including Homeoblock appliances!

3 Reasons Orthotropics Is a Good Idea for Your Child

Sometimes, your child’s oral health care is fairly routine. In addition to regular checkups and cleanings, your child might need a little extra help preventing things like cavities, but even that is usually a conservative procedure. In some cases, however, the issues your child experiences with their oral and facial structures can be much more… Read more »

Curious About Orthotropics? Ask Us Any Question!

Children’s dental care isn’t vastly different from caring for adults’ smiles. Many of the most common threats are the same, such as the tooth decay that develops when oral bacteria gather excessively on teeth surfaces. However, at our Livonia, MI, dental office, we know that a child’s oral health poses several unique challenges, most of… Read more »

What Is Orthotropics, and Is It Right for Your Child?

The development of your child’s oral and facial structures is intricately connected, and the relationship between them can influence your child’s quality of life in several important ways. Orthotropics is the diagnosis and treatment of concerns regarding this development, often through the use of custom-designed appliances designed specifically for each child. At our Livonia, MI,… Read more »

What Conditions Can Orthotropics Help Improve?

Children who experience issues with the growth and development of their oral and facial structures – particularly, the alignment of proportion of each structure in relation to the others – can often benefit from orthotropics. Treatment with a custom-designed appliance can help correct this development, which in turn helps your child address several different resulting… Read more »